Found hidden in a shoebox by the soldier’s grandson, the majority of the 69 previously unseen photographs in the collection depict the life of the German occupiers in Lublin, showing amongst others their daily work, life in the barracks, integration events and walks through the city.
A 15-mile stretch of the avenue will now be known as the Milwaukee Avenue Polish Heritage Corridor and is intended to highlight Milwaukee Avenue's role in Polish culture for more than 100 years.
During WWII, the site of the dig in what is now Warsaw’s Muranów district was the headquarters of the Jewish Combat Organisation, which was instrumental in organising and launching the ghetto uprising.
The small town of Łowicz will erupt into colour today as locals take to the streets to celebrate Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało).
Lead conservator Dr Eliza Buszko said that although they had been able to identify images of the saints, “inscriptions under the cardinal portraits were damaged, so whilst we have been able to ascribe names to some, others remain unidentified.”
VIDEO: The remarkable haul including pistols, bayonets, a submachine gun and hundreds of rounds of ammo was found after the grandson of one of Poland’s WWII resistance fighters stumbled upon an old cassette tape from a family celebration.
Once a calling card for urban rot, this week’s PLN 52 million deal will see Warsaw’s Skra stadium receive a three-pronged makeover, with stage one seeing the development of a rugby pitch, athletics training facilities and green areas.
Put on the market in 2021 for €790,000, the picturesque mansion in Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse 35 km from Paris, will now be renovated and turned into a base for the House of Sisterhood aimed at uniting Ukrainian and Polish women in their efforts to help women and children fleeing war.
On a busy road leading out of Warsaw lies the Murowanka school building, built in 1903 by the residents of Wawer, a suburb of Warsaw.
Speaking at the temporary seat of the museum, Karolina Maczek-Skillen said: “It is a beautiful feeling to hand over his uniform to the Polish History Museum. My grandfather could not return to Poland. The uniform came back alone, without the hero who wore it.”